[thelist] php session timeout

kasimir-k kasimir.k.lists at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 12:08:00 CDT 2007

Bob Meetin scribeva in 01/07/2007 16:13:
> I could probably google this and get more information than I can review 
> in a lifetime or ask the list.

Oh my, has STFG made RTFM forgotten :-)

> With the hosting service I use they seem to have a default timeout of 
> about 30 minutes (between 30-45) built in on the Apache server.  I don't 
> have access to the php.ini file but I can run phpinfo.php and can update 
> my .htaccess file.  Is there anything fairly simple I can do to up the 
> limit or do I need to write some additional timeout stuff into my php 
> scripts. 

<http://www.php.net/manual/en/ref.session.php> is the manual page you 
are interested, session.gc_maxlifetime and session.cookie_lifetime are 
the relevant conf options. Both can be set enywhere, including .htaccess.


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